(IranSportsPress.com | USA Wreslting) BY: Craig Sesker – The United States came out determined to end Iran’s World Cup reign. But the powerful Iranians held off a strong American effort, capturing their fourth straight World Cup title with a 5-3 win over the U.S. before 4,234 fans Sunday night at the L.A. Forum. Iran led
(IranSportsPress.com | Sport360.com) By: John Duerden – It was typical of Iranian football that Carlos Queiroz’s last game as national team coach was a friendly against Sweden in Stockholm. During his four years in charge of Team Melli, the former Real Madrid boss had constantly called for more tests against strong international opposition. In end,
(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Iranian national football team has moved up two places to 40th in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. Iran defeated Chile 2-0 and lost to Sweden 3-1 in two friendlies held in late March. Iran is the best Asian team in the world, followed by Japan, South Korea, Australia and
(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Persepolis has taken its revenge over Al-Nasr of Saudi Arabia in the AFC Champions League group stage. On Wednesday, Persepolis beat Al-Nasr 1-0 thanks to a goal from Mehdi Taromi. Persepolis had lost 3-0 in its away match in Saudi Arabia. The Iranian team was dominant in the first half but
(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Iranian Naft Tehran football team earned an impressive 3-0 win over Al Shabab of Saudi Arabia Tuesday night in Group B of the AFC Champions League. Left-footed Vahid Amiri opened the scoring in the 57th minute. With seven minutes remaining, Amir Arsalan Motahhari made it 2-0. Reza Aliyari found the back
(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Iran announced its lineup for the 2015 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup, which will be held at the Forum, presented by Chase, April 11-12 in Inglewood, Calif. The World Cup is the annual international dual meet championships, and will feature the top eight men’s freestyle wrestling teams in the world. Iran placed
(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Celtic football club will compete with Norwich, Anderlecht and Standard Liege in Belgium plus Dutch clubs Groningen and Heerenveen to sign Nijmegen Iranian winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh. According to De Gelderlander newspaper, Nijmegen has accepted that Jahanbakhsh will leave and slapped a €2 million (around £1.5 million) price tag on the winger.
(IranSportsPress.com | Reuters) – Carlos Queiroz’s reign as Iran manager ended with a 3-1 defeat away to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday but the Portuguese coach did not go quietly as he delivered some stinging criticism of his employers. Iranian media began reporting on March 20 that Queiroz would leave the job, which he
(IranSportsPress | MNA) – Iran’s national football team coach Carlos Queiroz is in the eve of his fourth year of career with Iran’s Football Federation; however, he faces challenges very familiar. By April 4, 2015 Carlos Queiroz of Portugal will have finished his fourth year in Iran as national squad manager and a popular novelty.
(IranSportsPress.com) ST. POELTEN, Austria (AP) — Chile slumped to a 2-0 defeat against Iran on Thursday in its second-to-last warmup game before hosting the Copa America in June. Iran captain Javad Nekounam scored from short range from Andranik Teymourian’s corner in the 21st minute when he was left unmarked at the far post. It was